Programs

Adoption & Permanency

children and families

Our adoption program functions as a full-service adoption agency. Permanent homes for children are provided, and comprehensive adoption services are offered to all participants of the adoption process. The program offers adoption groups, adoptive parent training, adoptive family profiles, birth parent and adoptee searches, birth parent counseling advocacy, international agency clients, networking, placement services, post- placement supervision, USCIS assistance, and post finalization services for adoptive families.  For additional information, please contact Debbie Judy at djudy@zoominternet.net
 

Family Focus

 Family Based Mental Health Services (FBMHS) are interactive, relationship based, therapeutic services designed to help parents care for their children with serious mental health problems at home to prevent hospitalization or other out-of-home placements.  These services are designed to work with the whole family to reduce the need for psychiatric hospitalization, enhance parenting skills that will enable parents to confidently care for their children in the home, stabilize the home environment and keep the family together, and empower families to maintain progress independent of service providers. FBMHS are provided at no cost to the families who participate. For additional information, please contact,  Conor Scullin at conors@zoominternet.net  

JumpStart Day Care

 At our daycare, we provide an environment that kids will enjoy while learning new skills, making new friends, and preparing for school. Activities are built into the daily routine so the staff can focus on the age appropriate skills while aiding in the development of self-control, self-esteem, and independence. Our early learning program also encourages sensory awareness, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, communication skills, listening skills, cognitive skills, and learning sign language. We are a Level Four Keystone Stars Daycare. For additional information, please contact  Dottie Quillen at dottiejo@zoominternet.net
 

Autism Support

 Children’s Aid Society hosts a support group in conjunction with the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania at their main facility. This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. to provide support and resources to anyone affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, including family, friends and healthcare providers. This group is designed to direct and connect people that are in similar situations. For additional information, please call  

(724) 992-2527 

Family Life Education

 The Family Life Education Program (FLEP) focuses on providing families and individuals with the tools they need to help their children thrive. Our programs present user-friendly resources that blend scientific, evidence-based research with practical, common sense wisdom from the field. Our educators will work to improve life skills to, then, improve family function. Services such as Parenting Made Simple, Teen Parenting Made Simple, Life Skills, Grandparent Support Groups, Injection Drug Outreach, and Anger Management all work to improve self- esteen and confidence in children and families. For additional information, please contact  Sonia Bradshaw at soniaboat@zoominternet.net 

Anger Management

 In our anger management program, we teach individuals how to safely and effectively manage their anger. We cover the understanding of anger as an emotion, what angers us, anger triggers, problem solving, and role playing. We also provide a supportive environment for group members to help each other cope and encourage growth. For more information, please contact Sonia Bradshaw at soniaboat@zoominternet.net

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